Winners of the swimming championship pose with the officials after the presentation ceremony. Supplied photo
Held under the supervision of the UAE Equestrian and Racing Federation (UAEERF), this two-day event will be the first of three nationals held in Sharjah. For the remainder of the season, the shows will be held in the club’s indoor and outdoor arenas.
The 11th edition of Ramadan Women’s Sports Tournament (RWST), that’s being organised by the Sharjah Women’s Sports (SWS), kicked off on Wednesday. The sporting event is being held under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, and Chairperson of SWS.
A glamorous new edition of Sharjah’s Ramadan Futsal Championship (SRFC) organised by Sharjah Sports TV kicked off on Wednesday, with an opening ceremony reminiscent of the world football championships. The championship is held under the patronage of Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah.
The Al Ain Sports Club along with the Baniyas Sports Club have clinched the first positions in the group archery championship, in the 15+ and under 15 categories, respectively. Al Ain Sports Club scored 763 points in the archery finals, that was held on Friday, as part of the 11th Ramadan Women’s Sports Tournament (RWST),
Rafael Nadal defeated Novak Djokovic 6-0, 4-6, 6-1 to win a ninth Italian Open title and a record 34rd Masters crown on Sunday.
World number one Djokovic, winner at the Madrid Open last week, produced an error-strewn performance in his 54th meeting with second-ranked Nadal, who claimed the 81st title of his career.
Leeds: Chris Woakes took five wickets as England beat Pakistan by 54 runs to win the fifth one-day international at Headingley on Sunday. Victory, in their final match before the World Cup hosts and favourites name their tournament squad on Tuesday, saw England to a 4-0 series win after the first match was washed out.
Belgian defender Vincent Kompany said on Sunday he would be leaving Manchester City and joining Anderlecht as player-manager after helping the Premier League club to become the first team to win the English domestic treble. Club captain Kompany, 33, leaves having won four Premier League titles, two FA Cups and four League Cups with City.
Bethpage: Defending champion Brooks Koepka overcame struggles to grab a seven-stroke lead after Saturday’s third round of the PGA Championship, the largest 54-hole advantage in tournament history. Third-ranked Koepka, in prime position for his fourth major title, fired a level-par 70 at Bethpage Black